Food Facts & Lore

February, National Snack Foods Month

Upon hearing the word “snack,” we frequently imagine a favorite grab-and-go treat we can find at a glance at a local daily stop on the way to work or back home. The mind homes in on a familiar package. It knows what the body craves; hardly a conscious thought is required. The true definition of… Continue reading February, National Snack Foods Month

Food Facts & Lore

America’s Favorite Halloween Candy

It makes perfect sense to have a sweet tooth in a cold climate. Don’t you think? That’s our excuse anyway. Humans have been dreaming up sweet concoctions ever since we plucked the first fruit from a branch, managed to snatch aromatic honey from the hive, and baked the first flatbread. Sweets give us much-needed energy… Continue reading America’s Favorite Halloween Candy